Thursday, December 24, 2009

Woo Hoo!!!

Max is not allowed to stand up to use the bathroom at home (I'm sure you can understand why!). So we were in a public bathroom the other day and I told him "since we are in a public bathroom I want you to stand up to go." A few seconds later, from the other side of the door, I hear "Woo Hoo - Great shot!" Maybe he would be ok standing up at home...

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Brody turns 1!!

Brody turned 1 the day after Riley's birthday, so he got a little gyped, but he doesn't care:) He was a little unsure about presents, so the older kids took over to show him what's up. Brody is such a laid-back baby, he's pretty content just crawling around and playing. He loves to play catch, if he finds a ball he will play catch with himself, throwing the ball and crawling as fast as he can to grab it. He's also very righteous - "amen" was his first word:) He says "mom", "dad", "amen" and "baby". He is super smiley and snuggly - he gives the best hugs! If we could just get his sleeping down he might just be the perfect baby!! Happy birthday Brody!!!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Riley's 6! (a month ago)

1 year old very first birthday

Riley turned six in November. For her friend party she took some of her friends to "Where the Wild Things Are" -(there were no other kid movies out). It was pretty cute, the girls said they liked it. They came back to our house and had pizza and cake - her traditional DQ ice cream cake:)

The traditional candle in the breakfast

Budding artist

Riley is our sweet girl. She is my little helper and a hard worker (she is great at folding laundry:) Occasionally when she is bored she will ask if I have any chores for her to do:) She is pretty protective of her siblings and loves to help others (when she's not too shy!) Riley really likes to exercise, she will wake up and do yoga with me in the morning (she's got a great "chair pose") and she likes to go running too. She loves karate, she takes it every week at the school and practices her moves throught the week. She'll put on the show " iCarly fights Shelby Marks" and will watch the fight scenes, pause it, and try to copy their moves! She loves to put on music and dance her little heart out, her favorites right now are Miley, Demi Lovato and Ally&AJ. We love you Riley and are so grateful you are in our family!